CUMS Chorus performs Vaughan Williams
Photo: Paul Mitchell
- Frederick Septimus Kelly: Elegy for harp and strings (in memoriam Rupert Brooke)
- Vaughan Williams: Sea Symphony
Jane Irwin, soprano
Duncan Rock, baritone
East Anglia Chamber Orchestra
Stephen Cleobury, conductor
Tickets £30, £20, £15 (students: £4 reduction of above prices and £5 on the door, subject to availability), from ADC Ticketing (01223 300085).
Chamber Recital: Aula Ensemble
Music for violin and viola by twentieth century European composers. The programme will feature a rare performance of Three Madrigals for violin and viola by Bohuslav Martinů.
Stephane Crayton, violin
Aditya Chander, viola
The recital will last about half an hour, and entrance is free.
Orchestral Concert: Schubert, Mozart and Purcell
King’s Voices (the College’s mixed-voice choir) join forces with the KCMS Orchestra to perform a programme of Franz Schubert’s Mass in G, Mozart’s epic Sinfonia Concertante (with soloists Nicholas Bleisch and Hannah Gardiner) and Purcell’s great verse anthem, My beloved spake (with soloists from King’s College Choir).
- Schubert: Mass in G
- Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante
- Purcell: My beloved spake
Ben Parry, conductor
Tickets: £7 (£5 concessions, £3 students); double tickets: £12 (£8 concessions, £4 students). Available on the door or in advance from .
Choral Concert: the Gesualdo Six
Carlo Gesualdo’s Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday. Gesualdo was an Italian prince, who wrote extraordinarily advanced and adventurous music for a composer of the 16th century. He is famous for murdering his wife after finding her inflagrante with another man. The Tenebrae Responsories is one of his best known and most exciting works, and will be performed by the male-voice sextet, named after the composer, himself, The Gesualdo Six.
- Gesualdo: Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday
The Gesualdo Six
Owain Park, conductor
Tickets: £7 (£5 concessions, £3 students); double tickets: £12 (£8 concessions, £4 students). Available on the door or in advance from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Richard Lloyd Morgan
A cabaret-style evening with operetta favourites from Strauss, Lehar and Offenbach.
Marilyn Hill Smith, soprano
Mark Wilde, tenor
Richard Lloyd Morgan, baritone
Ian McMillan, piano
Tickets: £18 or table of 10 for £150, wine on sale. Tickets from The Shop at King's (01223 769 340).
Note: This is the first of two events to mark the departure of King's Chaplain and opera singer Richard Lloyd Morgan. The second event is Two Sonnet Cycles on 14 June.
CUMS May Week Concert with The Bach Choir
Photo: Maximilian Van London
- Verdi: Requiem
Philippa Boyle, soprano
Jennifer Johnston, mezzo-soprano
Sam Furness, tenor
Andrew Greenan, bass
CUMS Symphony Orchestra
Members of The Bach Choir
David Hill, conductor
Tickets £38, £30, £20 (students: £4 reduction or £5 on the door, subject to availability), from ADC Ticketing (01223 300085).
Two Sonnet Cycles
Richard Lloyd Morgan performs a song cycle by Francis Warner set to music by David Goode. Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo will be performed by alumnus Andrew Kennedy.
- Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo, set by Benjamin Britten for tenor and piano
- Eight Sonnets by Francis Warner, set by David Goode for baritone and piano (première).
Andrew Kennedy, tenor
Richard Lloyd Morgan, baritone
David Goode, piano
Tickets: £12, available from The Shop at King's (01223 769 340).